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Some Random Thoughts on Dolphin

http://weblog.obso1337.org

I’ve been using Dolphin for my file manager, rather than Konqueror, for about a week now. These are just some random things I’ve thought about while adjusting my behavior and work process.

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How to compile program under Linux / UNIX / FreeBSD

http://www.cyberciti.biz

Q. I’ve downloaded tar ball software but I don’t know how to compile the same? Can you provide the instructions for compiling a program?

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Open-source software rated: Ten alternatives you need

http://crave.cnet.co.uk

Open source products comprise the work of many collaborators -- sometimes thousands of them, and often separated by oceans. Each person works on small portions of a project, and anyone is welcome to contribute. The finished product will be available freely for anyone to download and, in most cases, modify.

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SolutionBase: Get familiar with alternative Linux desktops

http://articles.techrepublic.com.com

Desktop customization in Linux is very flexible; from the ultra-modern KDE and GNOME window managers to with the likes of Fluxbox and AfterStep, there's a Linux desktop to suit everyone. Jack Wallen covers some of your Linux desktop options.

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Getting to know GNOME

http://resources.zdnet.co.uk

In the Linux world, you can choose pretty much any GUI for your desktop. GNOME is one of the most popular desktops available, although you've probably heard of other ones such as KDE or Enlightenment.

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Response to "Why Wal-Mart Linux PC Is A Bad Deal" article

http://techiem2.net

Ok, so I read this article about why the Everex $200 PC being sold at Wal-Mart is a bad deal (fyi, it's also sold at ZaReason).

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Inkscape and Gimp: Tracing a Cartoon Figure

http://penguinpetes.com

This isn't really an Earth-shattering technique, but I've lucked out with it enough times to warrant a tutorial. It actually fits with the popular art-school methods for drawing a figure on paper, especially for drawing superhero-type figures.

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Fedora/Linux for Noobs

http://blog.coffeedaze.com

When I first decided to do a Linux review I was going to approach it as I would view the experience. After thinking of my level of computer knowledge and some consideration I realized that it would be yet another tech review that was somewhat preaching to the choir. I wanted to be able to write this from the perspective of the majority of users out there.

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How to Install Source Files in Ubuntu

http://www.ubuntugeek.com

Here's a guide for beginners on how to install applications from the source files.

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Linux Media Player Roundup - Part 2

http://www.raiden.net

Today we'll be covering a few more Linux Media Players and showing you each of them, and what makes them special.

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What Non-Techies Should Know About The Command Line

http://blue-gnu.biz

So you have GNU/Linux installed, and your friends are congratulating you on being the king of your computing castle. But you quickly lose that majestic feeling when you find yourself needing a Bash prompt, and start feeling like this whole GNU/Linux thing is a royal pain.

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How to enable extra repositories in Ubuntu 7.10 and get cool stuff

http://www.arsgeek.com

Have you ever glanced over at someone else using Ubuntu 7.10 and said to yourself “woah, they’ve got all the COOL stuff!” No? Er… neither have I. But, if you would like to get some cool stuff, here’s how you can enable extra repositories, like the non-free and Multiverse areas.

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nux – So Close to the Masses but Massively Far

http://www.blog.mikehmayer.com

Ubuntu Linux is one of the best open source solutions that the world has ever seen. It is a free and powerful operating system that includes, by default, most of the tools that people need on a daily basis to get work done on a computer. What tools it lacks have free and open source alternatives that, in many of cases, can do equivalent or better work.

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SUPERGUIDE: The Open Source Challenge. How to replace Windows completely with Ubuntu.

http://apcmag.com

We all know how far open source software has progressed, but has it come so far to not only challenge Windows, but replace it? Can you really install Linux and open source software in place of Windows, and want for nothing?

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Kubuntu/Ubuntu 7.10 vs PCLinuxOS 2007 showdown

http://alternativenayk.wordpress.com

This article looks at the two popular one-CD Linux distribution and comes up with the conclusion that PCLinuxOS is better.

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